ARREST REACTION

an instant behavioral response, usually studied in cats, characterized by freezing.

ARREST REACTION: "Electrodes were attached to certain areas of the brain in order to stimulate an arrest reaction, whereby the individual appeared to freeze in motion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARREST REACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/arrest-reaction/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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